noun (plural lories)
A small Australasian and Southeast Asian parrot with a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and pollen, having mainly green plumage with patches of bright color.
Late 17th century: from Malay lūrī.
Words that rhyme with lorycacciatore, Corey, dory, Florey, flory, furore, glory, gory, hoary, hunky-dory, Maury, monsignori, Montessori, multistorey, Pori, Rory, satori, saury, storey, story, Tory, vainglory
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